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Winchcomb Union

The Board of Guardians meet alternate Saturdays at the Workhouse at 2pm. The area of the Union is 55,507 acres, rateable value in 1901 61,191 and population in 1901 8,825.

The Union comprises 20 parishes;
Alderton & Dixton, Alstone, Beckford, Bishop's Cleeve, Buckland & Laverton, Charlton Abbotts, Didbrook, Dumbleton, Gotherington, Great Washbourne, Guiting Temple, Hailes, Hawling, Little Washbourne, Lower Guiting, Pinnock & Hyde, Prescott, Roel, Snowshill, Southam & Brockhampton, Stanley Pontlarge, Stanton, Stanway, Sudeley Manor, Toddington, Winchcomb, Woodmancote, Wormington & Cutsdean.

Union Officers 1902
Chairman of Guardians Rev. W. D. Stanton
Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee James Henry Stephens
Treasurer John Burt Folliott
Collector to the Guardians Hubert D. Woodward
Relieving and Vaccination Officer for the Union Hubert D. Woodward
Superintendent Registrar James Henry Stephens

The Workhouse, Gloucester Street, is a building of stone, erected in 1838 and will hold 140 inmates.

Workhouse Staff 1902
Workhouse Master Stephen Michael Healey
Workhouse Matron Mrs Rebecca Healey
Nurse Mrs L. Pollard
Chaplain Rev. Robert Noble Jackson
Medical Officer William Cox


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